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08-28-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 671,586
Posted By tfro

You should be able to get a new or near new BB30...

You should be able to get a new or near new BB30 Quarq on ebay for ~1k. A used one for a bit less.

If you have the hollowgram cranks on your cannondale, you can get the parts to convert it to a...
08-08-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,277,249
Posted By tfro

I've got a pair for sale, you just have to buy...

I've got a pair for sale, you just have to buy the serotta they are attached to... :)
08-06-12, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By tfro

Contender rents the 105 SuperSix for 60 a day, it...

Contender rents the 105 SuperSix for 60 a day, it isn't on their site I had to call. I guess I'll call a few more shops once I have some free time. I'm like you and would prefer a Cannondale, so I...
08-02-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By tfro

I'm wondering the exact same question. I'll be...

I'm wondering the exact same question. I'll be there next week and hope to find something to ride for a day or two.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,049
Posted By tfro

I was actually falling for the joke for a while. ...

I was actually falling for the joke for a while. This has shown that you're just messing with us, you're doing a splendid job of making us all think you're an idiot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By tfro

Wow, nearly two year old bikes sell for a lot...

Wow, nearly two year old bikes sell for a lot more near you than the rest of the country.
Forum: Texas
07-23-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By tfro

It goes both ways, I've been in group rides where...

It goes both ways, I've been in group rides where we catch a group of two or three who insist on taking an entire lane when it's clear they know we are there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,047
Posted By tfro

Well, a tire is under 1". So 1/2" from...

Well, a tire is under 1". So 1/2" from nominal(i.e. when you setup your computer) is actually huge. But let's just say the tire is collapsed to the rim and you setup the computer for a fully inflated...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,047
Posted By tfro

Or, it's actually fairly accurate. If the tire...

Or, it's actually fairly accurate. If the tire was compressed 1/2 of an inch(which is pretty extreme on most road tires) that would give an error around 1.8%. So, at an indicated speed of 60 mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tfro

Im confused by people attacking you on this. I...

Im confused by people attacking you on this. I have parts made by 'aerospace' machine shops all the time and it's clear(by clear, I mean they tell me so) they don't inspect 100% before shipping. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,104
Posted By tfro

Yeah, it sure doesn't seem like a fair...

Yeah, it sure doesn't seem like a fair comparison. My wife's bike with Ultegra from 2009 works significantly better than my back up bike that has DA from ~2004. Not a huge shock really. Modern...
Forum: Texas
07-03-12, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,835
Posted By tfro

http://www.planobicycle.org/ ...

http://www.planobicycle.org/

http://www.greaterdallasbicyclists.com/
Forum: Texas
07-02-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,835
Posted By tfro

Tuesday at the rei on 635 is a decent ride. Its a...

Tuesday at the rei on 635 is a decent ride. Its a GDB ride I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,670
Posted By tfro

Never trust someone on the Internet who says...

Never trust someone on the Internet who says 'trust me on this'.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,324
Posted By tfro

I've done 65+ with my HTC. I carry it regardless,...

I've done 65+ with my HTC. I carry it regardless, might as well turn it on. I don't miss the battery life of my iPhones.

This thread motivated me two go after a few segments tonight. One KOM and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,811
Posted By tfro

I misread line 4, and thought you were referring...

I misread line 4, and thought you were referring to their results directly.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,811
Posted By tfro

Where are you getting this information? I haven't...

Where are you getting this information? I haven't seen anything saying that the variable MOI wheels are measurably faster in all cases. The only data I see is that they are faster over a given...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 12:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,811
Posted By tfro

Wait, how is it established indisputably? Are you...

Wait, how is it established indisputably? Are you basing that on the claims from someone who is trying to sell you a product? Forgive me if I missed something that was more concrete than 2-5%...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 08:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,811
Posted By tfro

I have no issue grasping your response, I...

I have no issue grasping your response, I responded directly to it. And your attack on the word generally is a joke in a forum like this, and that's ignoring that it's a commonly excepted method of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 07:04 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,811
Posted By tfro

You clearly don't get it. We all agree that...

You clearly don't get it.

We all agree that extra weight takes more power to go up a hill at a given speed.

And we all agree that increased drag from air takes more power to move at a given...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,811
Posted By tfro

Thanks for doing the math, I'm amazed how many...

Thanks for doing the math, I'm amazed how many people just don't get it. It is just like the clincher/tubular, aero vs weight, rim width .... discussions. Just because people 'believed' it for...
Forum: Texas
05-08-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By tfro

I don't think it makes a huge difference, it's...

I don't think it makes a huge difference, it's actually pretty easy to ride into/out of/around town as long as you stay off the main road. For whatever reason we have been south or east of town in...
Forum: Texas
04-28-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By tfro

Check out http://www.fbglodging.com/ Ive...

Check out http://www.fbglodging.com/

Ive used them four times now, each time with a different property and have always been very happy. We've done in town and outside of town, both work well for...
Forum: Texas
01-23-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,010
Posted By tfro

DFW, selling Serotta Colorado AL

I put this here because I'm only looking for a local sale, I WILL NOT ship.

I have a Serotta Colorado AL that I bought back in 1998 when they first came out. I believe it was Serotta's first and...
04-13-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By tfro

Yep, both are fun. Bike racing is pretty much...

Yep, both are fun. Bike racing is pretty much free compared to cars, but still lots of fun. Way more suffering on the bike.

I have a M3 that I'm finally getting to race in GTS-3 w/NASA.

I...
04-13-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By tfro

So how does bike racing compare to the SM for you?

So how does bike racing compare to the SM for you?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 61,210
Posted By tfro

Do you have any idea when you'll know if you are...

Do you have any idea when you'll know if you are going to be able to carry the 50mm CF Clincher?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 61,210
Posted By tfro

My GF is fairly active in Tri's around here, so I...

My GF is fairly active in Tri's around here, so I go to about a dozen tris a year and keep up with some of their forums. You've hit the nail on the head with the 'bling' desires. I wouldn't waste...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,063
Posted By tfro

Cheap AL frames can cost as little as 10 bucks...

Cheap AL frames can cost as little as 10 bucks OEM. I think it'll be a while before CF frames get to that point.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,423
Posted By tfro

The one blog i've read of someone who bought one...

The one blog i've read of someone who bought one wasn't a glowing review. He actually returned it and got his money back, even though it's custom, due to the amount of problems he had with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-07, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 61,210
Posted By tfro

This isn't true for a lot of stands. I work on a...

This isn't true for a lot of stands. I work on a kuota with no round tubes anywhere, and I have no problems, you just have to open it way up. It isn't as secure as normal, but it works just fine.
11-09-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,558
Posted By tfro

Can't comment on your post, but when I lived up...

Can't comment on your post, but when I lived up in AB I used to work with a few people from Regina. I laugh every time I see that name. Yes, I act like I'm 13.
11-09-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By tfro

Well, the p2sl is 78deg in the forward position. ...

Well, the p2sl is 78deg in the forward position.

What isn't clear is the RT700 angle in the forward position. If it gains 3deg like the cervelo seat post, it'd be 76 to 77deg.
11-09-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By tfro

RT700 as a TT bike.

Any thoughts of http://www.kestrel-usa.com/bikes/rt700.php this with the aero seatpost in the forward position as a TT bike? The other frames I'm thinking of are used P2SL or P3SL, the pricing would...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By tfro

Aren't token's just gigantex rims... Seems...

Aren't token's just gigantex rims...

Seems like 450ish for the BD set would be a better deal.
Forum: Foo
11-09-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,375
Posted By tfro

Are you the pot or the kettle?

Are you the pot or the kettle?
11-09-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By tfro

I have spinnaz' on my whip so I can track stand...

I have spinnaz' on my whip so I can track stand mo' betta. It also aids in ghost riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-07, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 61,210
Posted By tfro

I'd suggest including it, or at least offering...

I'd suggest including it, or at least offering it. To quote my GF when she saw the kestrel site "thats awesome except for the seatpost"

Performance wise, it HAS to help, but enough to matter? ...
11-08-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By tfro

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-07, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By tfro

Mine has 2.4 on the front and 'wired' on the...

Mine has 2.4 on the front and 'wired' on the side. I would doubt that it would work with the wireless hub if it says wired on it, and the emails/phone calls above tend to agree with that. But,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By tfro

There is a 2.4 wired, and a 2.4 wireless.

There is a 2.4 wired, and a 2.4 wireless.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,500
Posted By tfro

You really like that bicycling link don't you?...

You really like that bicycling link don't you? The more you read about the group that did the testing, the less reliable their 'results' are. Did you follow the stuff they posted then retracted about...
11-07-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By tfro

But you don't want to carry powertaps?

But you don't want to carry powertaps?
11-07-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By tfro

I think it could be lighter. It 'could' be easier...

I think it could be lighter. It 'could' be easier to set up for perfect shifting.

I think there are options for good features like automatic trim of the FD when shifting the RD, and shifting from...
11-07-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,003
Posted By tfro

If I'm in the market for a new group when it...

If I'm in the market for a new group when it comes out, I'd buy it if the price falls in line with the weight and cool factor.

Is BD going to carry them?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,700
Posted By tfro

Well, beyond the change in gruppo, the following...

Well, beyond the change in gruppo, the following things are different:
Fork.
Wheels.
Tires.
Saddle.
Seat post.

So the only thing common between the 5.1 and 5.2 is the frame.

Back to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,700
Posted By tfro

Not sure what your point here is?

Not sure what your point here is?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,700
Posted By tfro

You are overpaying if you're paying that much for...

You are overpaying if you're paying that much for an 8 piece build kit. Force should be about 980 and ultegra should be 640.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,500
Posted By tfro

I don't see the 404/FP60 in that list, am I...

I don't see the 404/FP60 in that list, am I missing it? I see the 808 is 9.2W better than the worse LW, and 6.7W better than the better LW. I was under the impression the 808 was significantly better...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,500
Posted By tfro

So no, you don't have a link? Lots of...

So no, you don't have a link?

Lots of assumptions made in that blanket statement.

In a pack, up a climb the LW could easily require less W than the FP60s depending on tire choice.

EDIT:...
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